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NKU Barstool helps students meme their way through college

NKU Barstool helps students meme their way through college

Killian Baarlaer, Arts & Life Editor January 30, 2023

Barstool NKU is NKU’s very own branch of the pop culture and sports media outlet Barstool Sports. At a university that produces what can be at times meek and aloof student experience because of a commuter-dominant...

Understanding seasonal depression, how NKU students are dealing

Understanding seasonal depression, how NKU students are dealing

Killian Baarlaer, Arts & Life Editor January 25, 2023

Everything is a bit moodier in the wintertime. Frigid weather, less daylight and barren landscapes work in concert to bring us that dose of the ‘winter blues.’ But for a subset of the population, these...

Katies Office offers free support to students accused of violating the student code by assigning an advisor and offering resource referrals to the respondent as they navigate the student conduct process.

New student initiative works for justice at NKU

Killian Baarlaer, Arts & Life Editor January 17, 2023

Katie Meyer was a student and soccer star at Stanford University who took her life after receiving a disciplinary letter from the university threatening sanctions that would have placed a hold on her earning...

The Corbett Theater, which is currently uneven due to the shale movement; however, due to the “Peter and the Starcatcher” set, the stage was obscured.

A deeper look into future construction within the Fine Arts Center

Jenna Fryer, Contributor December 13, 2022

Construction has taken place all across NKU’s campus, from the MEP Bridge to areas around Loch Norse being renovated this past semester. Starting as soon as the spring of 2023, the Fine Arts Center will...

The event focused on stress relieving activities like ornament decorating, line dancing, and themed games with prizes.

Bigger and Better: Feast for Finals tradition lights up the NKU community

Moyo Mike-Adeogun, Social Media Editor December 9, 2022

With the dreaded week of final exams approaching, the Resident Hall Association’s (RHA) ‘Feast for Finals’ came to save the day on Thursday, Dec. 8 and relieve the NKU community of their accumulating...

VIEWPOINT: BFA Senior Exhibition background and commentary

VIEWPOINT: BFA Senior Exhibition background and commentary

Killian Baarlaer, Arts & Life Editor December 6, 2022

The BFA 2022 Senior Exhibition is running Nov. 23 to Dec. 9 in the Fine Arts Center third-floor galleries to showcase the capstone projects of graduating seniors as they gear up to launch into their professional...

NKU String Project classes break out into small groups of four to five students for their second weekly meetings, allowing more individualized training for students and hands-on experience for teaching assistants.

Reflecting on the NKU String Project’s impact 10 years in

Killian Baarlaer, Arts & Life Editor November 29, 2022

Community members surrounding NKU have traveled to campus to learn string music with the NKU String Project for the last 10 years. Now celebrating this milestone, the program is reflecting on the difference...

Album artwork done by NKU alum Hannah Jones.

El Ritmo Del Mañana has their ‘First Christmas’ a few Christmas’ late

Killian Baarlaer, Arts & Life Editor November 28, 2022

Two holiday seasons have passed since the conception of El Ritmo Del Mañana’s second album, Ritmo’s First Christmas. As the third season falls upon us, the latin jazz band is set to drop the project...

Carmen Hickerson (left), Julie Kirkpatrick (right) and Amy Tobin (center) address the crowd at the Norse Spirit Society pilot event.

Norse Spirit Society: Bigger than bourbon

Killian Baarlaer, Arts & Life Editor November 20, 2022

Bourbon and the state of Kentucky are inextricable. The alcoholic beverage that originated in Kentucky—home of 95% of bourbon production—has formed into a $9 billion dollar industry that generates...

Miss Krimson and Kreme 2022: Beauty, intelligence and grace

Miss Krimson and Kreme 2022: Beauty, intelligence and grace

Anariah Powell, Contributor November 19, 2022

On Friday, Nov. 18, the “Pretty Prestigious” Pi Pi chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity and their esteemed panel of judges crowned senior integrative studies major Talitha Edwards Miss Krimson and...

Prayer and meditation room located in UC 335 during Interfaith Week.

Different but the same: Interfaith Week unifies students of diverse faiths

Killian Baarlaer, Arts & Life Editor November 19, 2022

NKU held its first ever Interfaith Week this past week, an opportunity for faith-based student organizations and students of any religious identity to connect with one another and reflect on the power...

Students gathered outside the soccer complex adjacent to Truist Arena, setting up awnings and grilling before the game against UC.

A tailgate… at NKU!?

Ashlee Cobble, Contributor November 18, 2022

A Wednesday night tailgate for a basketball game in November was breaking traditions at NKU. It was something that has never been done before, but had great success thanks to the Department of Student...

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